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Carpinus betulus

European Hornbeam
Zone: 4a, 4b, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
Exposure: Sun
Height: Minimum 40 feet , Maximum 60 feet
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This is the common, and incredibly attractive hornbeam used singly or as a hedge. It is a medium to large tree with distinctive ribbed leaves. It grows about one foot per year with an ultimate height of about 50'. This is truly one of the finest landscape trees in existence.

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Submitted by Ref: Plantlust.com on 11/8/2012 4:24 PM

Producing extremely strong wood (once used in cartwheels, now in chopping blocks); yellow-orange fall color (holding its rich brown leaves all winter), this medium-large tree makes an excellent shade tree or hedge. Sun-PSh/Med.

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4 Nurseries Carry This Plant:

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Name City/State Email Phone Prod Type Availability
Bizon Nursery Co. Hubbard, OR Email now 503-682-2435 BB: 1
Loen Nursery Inc. Woodburn, OR Email now 503-982-6300 Container: 1
Sester Farms Inc. Gresham, OR Email now 503-663-4844 Bare Root: X Liner: X Seedling: X
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  • Willamette Nurseries Inc. Canby, OR Email now 503-263-6405 Seedling: X
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